tendon advancement

ten·don ad·vance·ment

excision of the tendon of an eye muscle and attachment of it to a more anterior location on the globe.
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This patient received a patellar tendon advancement procedure by excision and repair of the patellar tendon using two PEEK corkscrew anchors fixed to the patella.
(3, 6) Mobilization may further be facilitated with a second incision that allows release of the fascia along the medial and inferior margins of the pectoralis muscle belly' allowing an additional 2 cm of tendon advancement. (77) The safe zone for the medial and lateral pectoral nerves should be especially considered in chronic injuries when mobilizing the PM muscle to prevent injury to these nerves on the deep and medial surface.